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Rare storm, winds up to 100 mph threaten Mt. McKinley climbers

...phenomenon. "This system is not going to create strong winds at the surface, where people live and do things," said Bob Fischer, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Fairbanks.
High-pressure system may affect airplanes

...airplane altimeters, making them read as much as several hundred feet above true altitude in parts of the state, said Bob Fischer, a weather service forecaster. The false readings won't necessarily affect aviation. Pilots in the affected areas...
Storm packing snow, hurricane-force winds batters Alaska coast; villages brace for sea surge

...were at Wales at the western tip of the Seward Peninsula, which forms the U.S. side of the Bering Strait, said Bob Fischer, lead forecaster for the weather service in Fairbanks.Winton Weyapuk, president of the Wales Village Corp., said...
Alaska Digest

...degrees in 1982. Several areas around Fairbanks reported below-freezing temperatures Monday, said meteorologist Bob Fischer with the National Weather Service. Village at odds with oil giant over bridge ANCHORAGE - A North Slope village continues...
Cold weather headed to Interior Alaska

...Bitter cold is headed its way in what is the first cold snap of winter, and forecasters say it will be a doozy. Bob Fischer, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, said temperatures were expected to start falling Saturday...


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